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Careers in Manufacturing ? eh…..
Careers in Manufacturing? Did you know that 66% of parents and teachers do not recommend a career path in manufacturing even though there are 750,000 jobs available right now. Middle skill jobs are more than High school and less than … Continue reading
Teaching Machining in Today’s world
I am just completing my 4th year of full-time instruction in Precision and CNC Machining here at Suncoast Technical College – formerly know as Sarasota County Technical Institute. It has been more work that I thought but I do enjoy … Continue reading
National MFG Day Oct 7th at STC
National MFG is coming up on October 7th here in Sarasota, Florida at Suncoast Technical College. It is a celebration and awareness campaign to promote what makes America great. Manufacturing makes it great. Nationwide we have a great need to train … Continue reading
CNC Precision Machining Fast Track – Night School
Welcome to our new CNC learning program CNC Fast Track starting Feb 2 Starting Feb 2 we are adding a new course. Its called CNC Fast Track Precision for Precision Machining. 300 hour – 20 wk course and its NIGHT school … Continue reading
Class of 2015 – leaving its mark
Its November and the new class is getting in tune – we just completed a project to make 5 catapults for Holmquist Educational Consultants. These will be used to demo a STEM teaching program for high school and middle school … Continue reading
Creating Jobs, with Precision
Creating Jobs, with Precision TERI A. HANSEN (reprint from SRQ daily magazine July 19 ,2014) When was the last time you heard that an education program graduated 100 percent of its students, and every one had a job waiting? That’s … Continue reading
Graduation Time !!!
Well… we did it… We graduated 16 students. They are now apprentice machinists. I told them all whenever you are asked “What do you do?” you can now answer ” I’m a machinist”. Most of our apprentices have jobs already … Continue reading